A young cow moose is seen through the fence lattice standing in the backyard of a north Orillia home Thursday morning. The moose wandered into town overnight and entered the Peter Street North yard through an open section on the south side of house and appeared calm as people took photos. (GISELE WINTON SARVIS/THE PACKET & TIMES)

Moose spotted in Orillia

Orillia OPP has received several reports of a young moose roaming the neighbourhood in the north end of the city.

Barrie MPP Rod Jackson held a press conference Wednesday denouncing the provincial government's promise of debt retirement charges removal from residential gas bills at the end of 2015. CHERYL BROWNE/ BARRIE EXAMINER

MPP raises alarm over 'gouging'

The sigh of relief over the proposed removal of debt charges from your hydro bill never came. Or at least it won't come for another year-and-a-half, and

Members of the Barrie Fire and Emergency Services were quick to knock down a kitchen fire which got out of control during the supper Wednesday. Officials say residents at the Anne Street South home attempted to extinguish the flames and escaped without injury. They also say the home did have working smoking alarms. MARK WANZEL PHOTO

Kitchen fire on Anne Street

Members of the Barrie Fire and Emergency Services were quick to knock down a kitchen fire which got out of control during the supper Wednesday.

Chelsea Davis, 15, performs a Janis Joplin tune during Tuesday's City of Barrie Street Performer Auditions held in front of a panel of judges at the Rotunda. MARK WANZEL PHOTO

Taking it to the streets

Chelsea Davis, 15, performs a Janis Joplin tune during Tuesday's City of Barrie Street Performer Auditions held in

     

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